Andy Kline hosts.
Roblin Gray Davis talked about Saturday’s workshop for storytellers;
The Grindhouse-Liberation Film Festival at UAS was discussed;
Bob Tkacz gave a preview of his presentation for the World Affairs Council about International politics and seafood;
We heard from Kate Savage and Ron Antaya from NOAA, about their Wildlife Wednesday talk tonight at UAS;
And Sean Janes from Alaska Powder Descents highlighted tomorrow’s Juneau premiere of the latest film from Teton Gravity Research.
- Norton Gregory is running for Juneau Assembly in the upcoming municipal election.
- Alaska’s largest ferry will be down for repairs longer than expected. Another ship will fill in, but it’s smaller and some travelers will have to make other arrangements.
- Alaska’s oldest Native organizations are trying to attract younger members. That and other issues are on the table at the ANB-ANS Grand Camp Convention Oct. 5-8.
- As the air gets colder and the days shorter, the Skagway tourism season is coming to a close. Overall, tourism staff says this summer was a success. The last cruise ship of the season has come and gone and shop owners around Skagway are preparing for winter, cleaning up and closing their doors. The streets that were recently busy with visitors are quieting down.